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at johns hopkins university posted a satellite photo online of the nuclear test site. they were taken between november and december. analysts believe the photos confirm their approach to a command bunker some 150 meters north of the entrance. they believe it houses equipment to control a detonator and to communicate with authorities in pyongyang. they also say that a device to measure radiation levels and a radio system have been installed. north korean authoritiesd their readiness to conduct another test. the security council condemned north korea's december rocket launch. >>> north korean authorities are warning south korea of counter measures if it takes part in u.n. sanctions. >>> a north korean statement criticizes south korea for pressing other nations to adopt the u.n. resolution condemning last month's rocket launch. it says sanctions amount to a declaration of war and warns of what it calls strong physical countermeasures if the south koreans participate in them directly. authorities in pyongyang say there will be no more bilateral discussions on the issue of denuclearization
brought down john gotti, the head of the gambino crime syndicate and brought to justice the terrorists responsible for bombing the world trade center and embassies in africa. i would say that is a pretty good run. you do not want to mess with mary jo. >> mary jo white, the new selection for the head of the sec. president obama also nominated richard cordray to the head of the consumer protection financial bureau. >> this is a message consistent with what the president has said, this is who i am, these are the people who will best carry out policies in my judgment that i think is necessary to clean up this country and make sure that we do not go through it again. challenging the senate to act and accept or confirm richard cordray and mary jo white to do its constitutional duty. >> good choices, bad choices, colby, a senior banking experience? >> based on my experience as a friend who was a former prosecutor in new york and knows mary jo white, an excellent choice. she will faithfully fulfilled a lot. >> as far as i can tell, this woman may be sleeps 3 hours a night. she ran this huge pr
in all of the ways on land and sea that that is required. >>> the u.s. senate has approved john kerry to replace clinton as secretary of state. >>> afghan president hamid karzai has called on the taliban to respond to his government's call for peace talks. he insists that foreign powers should not lead the process. karzai made the comments in a speech in the capital kabul. he said the taliban must take part in negotiations if afghans are to live in peace. >> translator: some foreign powers have approached the taliban to hold talks through side channels rather than working with the government. but the taliban should not be cheated. >> the taliban have set up a liaison office in qatar and called on u.s. officials to lead talks. they say karzai and his administration are a puppet government, and they've rejected direct talks. >>> american, japanese, and european auto makers have all felt the pinch of the european debt crisis, but one is feeling it in particular. ai uchida joins us now from the business desk. so ai, we've talked before about what's been a rough ride for automakers. >> we
. >> to the united states now where the senate foreign relations committee has approved john kerry to become the country's next secretary of state. the nomination now goes to the full senate for approval. >> president barack obama nominated the five-term senator seen here in pictures last week to succeed hillary clinton, who is stepping down after four years. kerry has served on the senate foreign relations panel for 20 years. and investors are beginning to pump money back into crisis-hit nations. new figures compiled by dutch bank ing appeared to show the flight of capital has ended. >> corporate and private investors put more than 90 billion euros back into greece, spain, and portugal in the final quarter of 2012. that is a jump of 9%. the european central bank president has vowed to save the euro at any price. it is thought to have boosted investor confidence. well, here in germany, consumers are becoming increasingly confident about the future, and as a result, they are spending more money. most importantly, they are spending on big-ticket items and long-term investments like real estate
and applause ] >> supreme court chief justice john roberts swearing in the the constitution mandates the president take office on january 20th, which fell on a sunday this year. president obama becomes the second president to take the oath a total of four times, including twice during his first term. vice president joe biden also being sworn in for a second term, and the white house releasing president obama's new official portrait ahead of the inauguration. the death toll from a terrorist attack at a bp natural-gas plant in algeria continuing to rise. algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives finding dozens more bodies, many badly disfigured, making it difficult to tell whether they are hostages or militants. american, french, filipino, and british workers among the hostages. against the wishes of foreign governments, algerian special forces stormed the plant to end the four-day siege at the remote desert refinery, moving in to stop what government officials say was a plot by islamic extremists to blow up the complex and kill their captives with mines placed throughout t
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